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All the countries attending Israel’s gala for the new US embassy in Jerusalem

Ambassador to Israel, at the dedication ceremony of the new American embassy in Jerusalem, May 14.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and David Friedman, US Ambassador to Israel, at the dedication ceremony of the new American embassy in Jerusalem, May 14.
By Ephrat Livni
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

Jerusalem isn’t a party town. It’s an international holy city, a heavy place, its status hotly-debated, weighed down by history, religion, symbolism, and an uncertain political future.

Today, Donald Trump made a controversial move to clarify that future, opening a new  embassy in Jerusalem. The declaration of a US embassy there supports Israel’s claim on Jerusalem as its capital—a gesture fueling protests among Palestinians, who also claim the city as their capital.

Last night, May 13, Israel’s foreign ministry held a party to celebrate the new embassy, and sparked a small rebellion among European  nations. The EU boycotted, although four member countries—Austria, Romania, Hungary, and the Czech Republic—accepted Israel’s invitation. Overall, of the 82 nations listed as having embassies in Israel, here are the 33, including the US, that accepted, according to Ha’aretz:

  1. Albania
  1. Angola
  1. Austria
  1. Argentina
  1. Australia
  1. Belarus
  1. Belgium
  1. Belize
  1. Bosnia-Herzegovina
  1. Brazil
  1. Britain
  1. Bulgaria
  1. Cameroon
  1. Canada
  1. Chile
  1. China
  1. Colombia
  1. Congo
  1. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  1. Costa Rica
  1. Croatia
  1. Cyprus
  1. Czech Republic
  1. Cote D’Ivoire
  1. Denmark
  1. Dominican Republic
  1. Ecuador
  1. Egypt
  1. El Salvador
  1. Eritrea
  1. Ethiopia
  1. Finland
  1. France
  1. Georgia
  1. Germany
  1. Ghana
  1. Greece
  1. Guatemala
  1. Honduras
  1. Hungary
  1. India
  1. Ireland
  1. Italy
  1. Japan
  1. Jordan
  1. Kazakhstan
  1. Kenya
  1. Korea, South
  1. Latvia
  1. Liberia
  1. Lithuania
  1. Macedonia
  1. Mexico
  1. Moldova
  1. Myanmar
  1. Netherlands
  1. Nigeria
  1. Norway
  1. Panama
  1. Paraguay
  1. Peru
  1. Philippines
  1. Poland
  1. Portugal
  1. Romania
  1. Russia
  1. Rwanda
  1. Serbia
  1. Slovakia
  1. Slovenia
  1. South Africa
  1. South Sudan
  1. Spain
  1. Sri Lanka
  1. Sweden
  1. Thailand
  1. Ukraine
  1. Vietnam
  1. Paraguay
  1. Tanzania
  1. United States
  1. Zambia

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